jayson blair scandal. >> i think it's fascinating, too, as a conservative that reeds a newspaper every day, and always have read the newspaper, there are certain biases that i know are built in. not so much for any other reason, than geography and, but i always see the public editor as a great opportunity, to be a leveling wind and i think it's worked pretty darn well over the past decade, don't you? >> there have been some highlights and i think that, you know, lots of times, a couple of times, the public editor has made pretty strong statements about just what you're talking about. dan oakron made a famous column, that the headline basically said, is "the times" a liberal newspaper, and answered it, something like, of course it is. >> of course it is. >> and you know, it was -- it was very notable at the time. >> like all great newspapers, though, the editorial page reflects the town. >> it does. >> so what are the challenges, though, and do you think the challenges in that area are as great as they were, say, ten years ago?